The course also known as MPP and is a past of professional courses working in the directions to create candidates which will work for better society development. It provides details and even trains their students in terms of learning about policy analysis and evaluation of policies.
It also teaches about the various factors like economical and political factors which affect the decisions in making public policies.
Candidates learn about Microeconomics, policy formulations, decision modeling and various associated issues.
Being a post graduate degree, a candidate must be holding a graduation degree in related field or specialization. The minimum qualifying marks may vary from institutes to institute.
Admission procedures are simple for most of the colleges and includes submission of filled forms. The field is less crowded and that is the reason for less competition for admission.
The course has 2 years duration. Many universities in abroad are offering this as a one year professional course.
Some institutes in India are even offering this course as distant education programme and can be pursued by candidates in that way.
Further study options
After M.A., candidates can think for research option and can register for PhD or M.Phil to get more insights about the course.
B.Ed is another good option associated with teaching opportunity in future.
Students can also prepare for civil services.
Candidates can get jobs in various fields like NGOs and trustee firms. They can join advocacy groups or campaigning organizations for welfare.
In private firms, they can work in publication department, public relationship managers and planning and environmental managers.
Apart from this, a teaching option is always open for these students.
The course is more like an interdisciplinary course and deals with economics, regional planning, politics and sociology. It also includes the study of microeconomics, research methods and politics of policy processes.
The course structure is designed in such a way that it creates a successful manager or leader which can design a happy society. Candidates learn to solve the social issues, to face the political fronts by launching better policies.
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